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Order of Battle - Saudi Arabia

The list below provides an overview of military aircraft types operated by Saudi armed forces and the (primary) roles they fulfil.

Saudi Arabia is a country in Asia sharing borders with Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, the United Arab Emirates and Yemen.

  Royal Saudi Air Force
27x   AB212   utility
6x   Airbus A330MRTT   deliveries from 2012
1x   Airbus A340-213   VIP transport
3x   AS-61A Sea King   VIP transport
12x   AS532M Cougar   combat search and rescue
4x   BAe125-800A/B   VIP transport
24x   Bell 205   utility
16x   Bell 412EP   utility
2x   Boeing 737   VIP transport
2x   Boeing 747   VIP transport
1x   Boeing 757   VIP transport
30x   C-130E/H Hercules   tactical transport
8x   Ce-172 Skyhawk   basic flying training
2x   Ce-550 Citation   VIP transport
1x   CL-600 Challenger   VIP transport
4x   CN-235M   VIP transport
5x   E-3A Sentry   airborne early warning
83x   F-5A Freedom Fighter   air defence
37x   F-5B Freedom Fighter   operational conversion
57x   F-15C Eagle   air defence
25x   F-15D Eagle   operational conversion
70x   F-15S Strike Eagle   ground attack
84x   F-15SA Strike Eagle   deliveries from 2015
1x   Gulfstream III   VIP transport
2x   Gulfstream IV   VIP transport
1x   Gulfstream V   VIP transport
50x   Hawk Mk65(A)   advanced flying training
2x   Jetstream 31   light transport
7x   KC-130H Hercules   air-to-air refueling
7x   KE-3A   air-to-air refueling
6x   L-100-30 Hercules   tactical transport
2x   L-1011-500 Tristar   heavy transport
2x   MD-11   heavy transport
20x   MFI-395 Mushshak   basic flying training
50x   PC-9   basic flying training
12x   SA365F Dauphin   medical evacuation
24x   Tornado ADV   air defence
87x   Tornado IDS   ground attack
18x   Typhoon FGR50   multi-role
  "          "   +48 on order
6x   Typhoon T3   operational conversation
24x   UH-60L Blackhawk   deliveries from 2011
5x   VC-130H Hercules   VIP transport
   
  Royal Saudi Land Force
36x   AH-6i Little Bird   delivery date(s) unknown
12x   AH-64A Apache   anti-armour attack
70x   AH-64D Apache   delivery date(s) unknown
12x   Bell 406CS Combat Scout   observation
12x   S-70A Blackhawk   medium-lift transport
19x   Schweizer 333   rotary flying training
18x   VH-60L Blackhawk   VIP transport
   
  Royal Saudi Naval Force
20x   AS332M1 Super Puma   medium-lift transport
12x   SA365F Dauphin   search and rescue
..x   AS565MB Panther   delivery date(s) unknown
   
  Saudi Arabian National Guard
12x   MD530F   delivery date(s) unknown
   
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Although every care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this overview, it should be treated as a guide only. If you have any updates, please do not hesitate to let us know.

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